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Dec 7, 2013 6:00am PST
nelson mandela and celebrate his life and a cheevement. and the draw for the world cup finals, the teams now know who them be facing next year in brazil. >> the world trade organization has reached its first-ever trade reform deal, and there was a roar of approval from nearly 160 ministers who had gathered on the indonesian island of bali when an agreement was finally announced. global trade talks have faced years of deadlock with many countries shifting their focus to regional deals. the w.t.o. says the bali deal could add $1 trillion to the global economy. >> it is so agreed. >> the agreement is a milestone for the w.t.o.t. marks the organization's first global trade deal since the creation in 1995. >> for the first time in our history, the w.t.o. has truly delivered. >> the deal will lower trade barriers and speed up the passage of goods through customs. most importantly, the term is applying not just to rich, industrialized states, it also for poorer developing countries. analysts estimate it could boost the global economy by hundreds of billions of dollars. >> we have achievem
Dec 8, 2013 2:30pm PST
. remembering nelson mandela. south africa holds a national day of prayer and reflection. and south korea reacts to air defensesded owned by expanding its own. ne by expanding its own. massive crowds have been on the streets of kiev denouncing the government over the -- over choosing russia over the eu. they pull down a statue of lenin in the city. but first this report on another turbulent day in ukraine. opposition showed up in force with protesters cramming independent square and surrounding streets. they said they were determined to force out the government -- are in a new ukraine. as evening fell, demonstrators top shoot -- toppled a statue of lenin. it is a victory. people are in this together. taking to the streets together. every day it is growing. more and more people are there. >> i am happy so many people are here. they are ready to fight for ukraine. >> i don't want my country to become a police state where peaceful protest put down by violence. castnot want people to be for sharing their opinion in public. >> the protesters have put up with subzero temperatures. they say they
Dec 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
wet and sarah harman and these are our top stories this hour should this continue for nelson mandela preparation to get underway. memorial service and funeral. after twelve years of negotiations the world trade organization held its first global trade agreement. and if so was not in berlin where the european film industry. continues to mourn the death of nelson mandela who died on thursday the ninety five the government is preparing for a memorial service miss the way to stadium in johannesburg on tuesday which will be attended by leaders from around the world. that service may followed by a smaller fuel on december the team. with song and don's south africans commemorate the life of one of the great leaders of all time thousands of travel to nelson mandela's former president since alexa to pay last respects to the father of the nation the we weren't allowed to use his middle of what is it just means that the computer instead the initial crates. keane. my grandmother. my friends love it. she sneaked into you once named enemy of the state's nelson mandela became south africa's first black preside
Dec 7, 2013 2:30pm PST
continue for nelson mandela as preparations get underway for his memorial service and funeral. after 12 years of negotiations, the world trade organization has its first global trade agreement. and awards night in berlin for the european film industry. south africa continues to mourn the death of nelson mandela, who died thursday at age of 95. the government is preparing a more more ale service -- as per pairing a memorial service in johannesburg on thursday that will be attended by leaders from around the world followed by a smaller funeral on december 15. >> with song and dance, south africans commemorate the life of one of the great leaders of modern times. thousands have traveled to nelson mandela's former residents to pay their last respects to the father of the nation. up, we were not allowed to do this or we would get arrested. >> he was so great. he liberated my grandmother. he liberated my grandfather. he made them sing. of the named enemy state, nelson mandela became south africa's first black resident in 1994. today he is celebrated as south africa's great healer. peopleout t
Dec 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
well pete is expected in south africa on tuesday for the memorial service the nelson mandela will be high point of what will be weakened if commemorates so today archbishop desmond tutu did the eulogy for the former president and anti apartheid leader. he said. the best tribute. each of us can give is to embrace the values he give us peace love and reconciliation. only a special session of parliament was held into the team and denim and his african national congress held ceremonies to remember indeed it that they cool minty. nelson mandela's grandson dances his way to the crown. despite the sadness the outpouring of sympathy as a source of great comfort to his family. three days people come to mandela's house in johannesburg. here and throughout the country they won the shell what one does not mean to them. in the township would still like to know what the struggle against apartheid began people from around the world have been paying their respects. it is in the tucson known as ours today. instead it to her. no courts. cause well it's happened again commemoration dinky town the seat
Dec 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
son nelson mandela is no longer with us. but his message will remain online chat show. his words will continue to inspire new generations to look good. he will forever be the role model for all men and women fighting for their rights. we do. silly you want to. from cessnock einstein's to africa since colonial times. this year french troops have fought to molly and the central african republic. but come on says in future he wants africa to the contours and secure seat when the ec change to bring about. some believe the saying from a to form a colony nelson didn't spend his life fighting for freedom and peace in africa. his nineteen ninety three nobel peace prize acceptance speech was played up so much and has gone on. other news across parts of northern europe people are beginning to assess the damage left behind by a fierce storm overnight in the summer. the story is that the creed of destruction but the situation seems to be easing. storm warnings are still in effect the tip is that casino was the high winds gradually weakening but not before some fabric to the second highest recorde
Dec 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
are prohibited. dentist the death of south africa's anti apartheid leader nelson mandela provoked an outpouring of grief across the nation. thousands gathered outside his johannesburg home after he passed away on thursday at the age of ninety five with his family around him president jacob sumo announce the news isn't all that. he's no excuse. one nation. has lost his greatness. talk to my diva as mandela was affectionately known here became a national symbol of reconciliation and justice the day as the young activist he called for nonviolent resistance against the apartheid regime. but after police killed sixty nine black protesters montana began organizing an armed opposition. in nineteen sixty four he was sentenced to life in prison on charges of sabotage. he finally walked three in nineteen ninety at the age of seventy one the apartheid system was scrapped. and in may nineteen ninety four montana became south africa's first black president will recall uh the uh he tore down the walls of segregation and was admired across the globe for its courage and determination we've lost one
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am EST
african leader. this headline this morning from "the los angeles times" on the passing of nelson mandela. here in washington and around the country, flags are at half staff to pay tribute to africa's first black president. president obama has ordered flags to remain at half staff until monday. it is friday morning. we are going to take your calls and reflections on nelson mandela. our phone lines are open. republicans, (202) 585-3881. democrats, (202) 585-3880. and our line for independents, (202) 585-3882. mail,an send us an e- or you can send us a tweet, @cspanwj. [video clip] i am not a saint unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying. i am one of the countless millions who drew inspiration from nelson mandela's life. my first political action, the that thing i ever did involves politics was a protest against apartheid. his works and his writings. the day he was released from prison, a gave me a sense of what human beings can do when they are guided by their hopes and not their fears. globe, iany around the cannot imagine my own life without the example t
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
presidents carter, clinton, and george w. bush honoring nelson mandela. we're going to begin with your comments and calls on a recent survey. a pew research study indicating power has declined. join in on the conversation, the lines -- you can join us on our social media, send us a tweet or send us an e-mail, . or join us on facebook. let's begin with a look at some of the newspapers. front page of "the washington post" has a scene from johannesburg. nelson mandela began the journey from tribal air to revolutionary icon. this from inside "the new york times," -- details from inside "the new york times." there is a new poll we want to draw your attention to. it essentially looks at the role we play in the world. here are some of the details -- support for u.s. global engagement is already nearing historic low and has fallen further. the public thinks that the nation does too much to solve world problems, and increasing percentages want the u.s. to "mind its own business internationally" and pay attention here at home. researcher from pew is joining us live on the
Dec 10, 2013 7:00am EST
attending funeral services and a celebration of the life of nelson mandela in south africa today. "the new appearing in york times." host: he is expected to help on matters of health care law and executive action. back to the phones. john on our line for democrats. thank you for calling the "washington journal." caller: i am single, no dependents. it feels good to contribute. there are a lot of people not contributing. what is the tax base? whatever a millionaire makes now. about 50% of my gross income on unemployment. that is not a living wage. i amon as i am laid off, hitting the bricks looking for a new job. i like what i do. a lot of people live in urban areas and nobody taught them how to work. the jobs are not there. out of thed walk factory and a few days later he would have a job. host: what do you think the government can do to bring back hope to teach them how to get jobs again? churches andthe leaders that need to do that. when i was going on construction sites, people were happy to show up. they were appreciated when they showed up. there were not threatened and terrorized.
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am EST
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